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This is part 2 of my interview with middle school choir director Christopher Russell, from Oltman Middle School in Minnesota, who describes himself as a traditional-style music teacher who uses technology to support his program.
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In part 2, Chris and I talk all things ukulele and the way in which he has been creating ukulele play-along videos using a handful of apps on his iPad.
Chris shares lots of great information and tips in this episode so I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I enjoyed talking to him.
- Music Education & Technology Podcast
- Ukulele Video Play Along Podcast
- Creating a Ukulele Play Along in Luma Fusion on the iPad
- iCab Mobile browser app
- Luma Fusion video editing app
- Any Font app
- Chordette ukulele chord diagram font
- Ukulele bingo (Ukego)
- Ukulele Chord Image Library
- Robby Burns
- John Mlynczak
- Paul Shimmons
- PDF to Music Pro
- Tiny Tim video
- Jake Shimabukuro
- Iz -Somewhere over the Rainbow
- Eddy Vedder Ukulele songs
- Ukulele Tenor YouTube channel
- Chris’s cigar box ukulele video
- Index of songs by chord group – Ukeability.org
- S-Cubed Sight Singing and Sight Reading Course
- Sight Reading Factory
- Free online training course 9 iPad Apps Music Teachers Love and How To Use Them.
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